Canadian dealer crowned Mack’s North American distributor of the year

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GREENSBORO, N.C. — Mack Trucks has named Redhead Equipment in Regina, Sask. as its 2009 North American Distributor of the Year. Each year, Mack acknowledges the efforts and contributions of its dealer network by honouring high-performing distributors in its North American and International business units. 

Selection criteria include sales, facilities, personnel, service, parts, general management, customer satisfaction and community service.

Founded in 1990, Redhead Equipment has expanded to include four other locations across Saskatchewan and 360 employees. Gary Redhead acts as current dealer principal.

Mack also named 2009 winners for each of its US regional sales divisions:

  • Northeast Region: Beam Mack Sales & Service,Rochester, N.Y.
  • Southeast Region:Tri-State Mack, Memphis, Tenn.
  • Central Region: RDO Truck Centers, Fargo, N.D.
  • Southwest Region:Shipley Motor Equipment Co, Lowell, Ark.
  • Western Region: Mountain West Truck Center, Salt Lake City, Utah

Vanguard Truck Center of Houston (part of the Vanguard Truck Group) was named National Used Truck Distributor of the Year, while the Mack Leasing System National Distributor of the Year award went to Tri-State Leasing/Tri-State Truck Center of Memphis.

“These businesses have done an outstanding job supporting our customers during very challenging times,” said Kevin Flaherty, Mack senior vice-president, US and Canada.  “We are proud to recognize the best of the best for 2009. And since Mack’s overall network of distributors remains very strong, I am confident that 2010 will continue our 110-year tradition of excellent customer service and support.”

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